Human Resources Manager – Brazil

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As a Human Resources Manager in a fast-growing company, you will have responsibility for supporting professionals we engage on behalf of our clients throughout Brazil, and assisting in the management of the back-end HR, payroll, benefits and legal service providers that support the infrastructure of our Brazilian business.

We are looking for someone with high energy and a laser-like attention to detail and a creative mindset to negotiate and create win-win solutions for all parties involved in the most important aspect of our business; our team. We also seek someone with the ability and inclination to roll up his or her sleeves and do whatever it takes to get a job done. Finally, we need experienced strong human resources professionals with the creative thinking to roll with the punches in a fast-growing company while meeting the needs of our clients and continuing to make them love us.

This is a key role in our organization and an incredible opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an extremely fast-growing company with a mission to change the face of global business.

Location: Brazil

Note: This is a work from home position. This role also requires the ability and availability to travel to Globalization Partners’ Boston headquarters for training and approximately 2x per year

Job Duties include: 

  • Support the onboarding of new hires in Brazil, including payroll and benefit enrollments as required
  • Provide senior level support to our clients by negotiating employment contracts and on-boarding employees in Brazil in a way that balances difficult negotiations and makes everyone excited to start a new relationship with a new team member or employer
  • Managing local payroll providers, benefits brokers, HR advisors and other partners in Brazil
  • Responding to client queries and advising on benefits, international payroll, expense reporting, and other HR matters that invariably arise for clients hiring internationally
  • Serve as our regional expert for all human resources functions related to Brazil
  • Advise clients on market norm benefits via our local subsidiaries
  • Manage client relationships in conjunction with members of the client services team
  • Handle ongoing matters with existing clients by pulling in appropriate members of the team to resolve client queries
  • Negotiating with potential new clients and existing clients expanding into Brazil
  • Ability to handle and negotiate both simple and more complex end-of-employment situations
  • Work with the client and operations teams to identify and manage service improvement activities

Skill Set Required:

  • BS/BA Degree or higher in Human Resources, International Business, Accounting, Law, or other depending on experience
  • 3-8 years Human Resources experience
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Experience interacting with people internationally
  • Willingness to work flexible hours across time zones, as required for international business
  • Technical fluency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and SharePoint
  • Experience liaising with and coordinating multiple team members to drive toward a goal
  • Account management experience and Customer Service oriented, highly professional and a great attitude
  • Payroll experience a plus
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail, yet also see “the big picture”
  • Experience working with a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company
  • Highly reliable and organized
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Committed to great work
  • Great professional work references